Date/Time issue with Pivot Table

Hello.

I have column of data that is both date and time.  However when I create the 
pivot table I only want it to summarize the date.

I've formatted both the source and the pivot table to display on the date 
but formatting doesn't affect the underlying data so if a date has three 
different times, then the pivot table has three different entries for a given 
date.

I can (and have) parsed out the serial number to remove the time portion but 
that gets a bit time consuming and this comes up frequently in different 
spreadsheets.  I'm wondering if there's away to do it automatically, if 
there's a function I'm missing?

Lori
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Hi Lori,

> I have column of data that is both date and time.  However when I create 
> the
> pivot table I only want it to summarize the date.

Right-click the date-time field and choose the Group... menu item.

Ed Ferrero
www.edferrero.com 

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Ed
12/6/2009 11:39:52 PM
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Herbert
12/6/2009 11:42:32 PM
Dear Ed,

When I right click on the date/time field in the pivot table I get the 
option for group, but does this process mean I have go through and manually 
group all the dates but it will only group selections.

Or am I supposed to create the groups in the main spreadsheet because I have 
a variety of date/time columns...

Lori

"Ed Ferrero" wrote:

> Hi Lori,
> 
> > I have column of data that is both date and time.  However when I create 
> > the
> > pivot table I only want it to summarize the date.
> 
> Right-click the date-time field and choose the Group... menu item.
> 
> Ed Ferrero
> www.edferrero.com 
> 
> .
> 
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Utf
12/7/2009 6:44:02 PM
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